Caribbean Celebs Selita Ebanks and Estelle will be working the runway at BET’s annual music and fashion show “Rip The Runway 2012.”
The Cayman Islands-born Selita will be sharing hosting duties with “The Game” actor Pooch Hall, while the UK-born Estelle (whose roots are Grenadian) will perform songs from her third studio album All of Me due Tuesday Feb. 28th. Estelle is currently on the BET Music Matters Tour with the likes of Elle Varner, Stacy Barthe and Luke James.
Other Rip The Runway 2012 performers are Lil Kim, B.o.B, Diggy Simmons, Jeremih, Meek Mill and Wale.
Love & Hip Hop’s Emily B will be the red-carpet host and Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Cynthia Bailey will be the backstage host. These two ladies have a Caribbean connection as well: Emily is engaged to rapper Fabolous whose roots hail from the Dominican Republic and Cynthia is married to Jamaican entrepreneur Peter Thomas.
The designers announced for this year’s show are LaVie NY, Jovani, BBC and Dominique Auxilly.
Check out this years model hopefuls below:
The show will be taped On February 29th, at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom and will air March 21st on BET at 10PM/9PM central.
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